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SOL LEWIS AWARD WINNER: Dick Decima: Exacting efficiency for the multiple good of the community

There was a little smile on Dick Decima’s face when he explained how the Washington Heritage Register officials told him they had never before seen an application quite like the one he helped submit ...

Customs moves Trusted Traveler center; ribbon-cutting Thursday

CUSTER — U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Canada Border Services Agency will hold a ribbon-cutting opening ceremony for their newly relocated joint Trusted Traveler Enrollment Center.   The ...

Problem wall delays 401 Front St. project

LYNDEN — This is a problem when buildings are well over 100 years old.   The bricks and mortar that form the common wall between the condemned 401 Front St. building and adjoining Dutch Mothers Family ...

Timekeepers’ shipping side under new owner

LYNDEN — Kelley Bouma has kept the shipping portion of Timekeepers alive, taking over the business on Jan. 10 in the Fairway Center.   “It actually totally fell in my lap,” Bouma said. “My ...

Waples building to have three tenants along Front Street

LYNDEN — While always a moving target, the owners of the planned Waples Mercantile Building, formerly Delft Square, plan to start the nine-month construction process on the Front Street building “on ...

Big Lynden real estate sales finish 2014

LYNDEN — Two large real estate sales of vacant land in the final quarter of 2014 signal more development for two areas of Lynden.   On Oct. 15, Bob Libolt’s North Prairie LLC recorded the purchase ...

Evert Scholten

  Evert Scholten went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Jan. 5, 2015, at the age of 91.   Evert was born on Oct. 15, 1923, to Hein and Elizabeth Scholten in Edgerton, Minnesota. The family ...

Dutch Village Mall looking at YWAM, upgrades

LYNDEN — Elements Hospitality is still forming potential uses for the basement of Dutch Village Mall while continuing on a path of creating 12 rooms at the Dutch Village Inn.   During an update given ...

Gasoline prices continuing to fall locally

LYNDEN — As the price of crude oil continues to fall on the international market, the price of gasoline drops locally, down more than $1 per gallon from the same time last year.   The national average ...

Boy Scouts recycling Christmas trees

LYNDEN — The local Boy Scouts will again hold a community Christmas tree pickup and recycling event, this year on Saturday, Jan. 10.   Within the Lynden city limits, the scouts will pick up trees ...